Chart 2.1 Population by census metropolitan area, 1971, 1991, 2001 and 2011

Data table for Chart 2.1
Data table for Chart 2.1
Population by census metropolitan area, 1971, 1991, 2001 and 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of Population by census metropolitan area. The information is grouped by CMA (appearing as row headers), CMA population in 1971, CMA population in 1991, CMA population in 2001 and CMA population in 2011 (appearing as column headers).
CMA CMA population in 1971 CMA population in 1991 CMA population in 2001 CMA population in 2011
Newer CMAs  
Guelph 69,329 102,857 123,229 141,097
Abbotsford–Mission 41,602 113,562 147,147 170,191
Trois-Rivières 118,248 137,164 136,357 151,773
Brantford 96,534 110,380 118,086 135,501
Barrie 46,983 97,397 148,480 187,013
Peterborough 83,774 106,211 110,876 118,975
Moncton 87,046 108,449 118,678 138,644
Kelowna 50,177 111,846 147,739 179,839
Sherbrooke 129,382 165,542 179,865 201,890
Kingston 105,669 135,204 144,106 159,561
Mid-size and small CMAs  
St. John's 132,937 170,441 172,470 196,966
Saguenay 151,464 164,704 159,187 157,790
Thunder Bay 115,564 123,838 120,773 121,596
Regina 146,481 191,692 192,800 210,556
Victoria 199,487 281,318 296,162 344,615
Oshawa 147,516 240,104 294,878 356,177
Saint John 111,439 125,838 121,816 127,761
Windsor 259,546 266,408 302,045 319,246
Greater Sudbury 170,271 162,539 155,601 160,770
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 238,628 356,421 414,284 477,160
Saskatoon 140,628 210,949 225,927 260,600
Ottawa–Gatineau (Que.) 162,709 232,314 264,148 314,501
St. Catharines–Niagara 323,162 360,603 372,656 392,184
London 307,743 401,191 435,007 474,786
Hamilton 503,189 598,345 659,005 721,053
Halifax 260,672 323,542 347,902 390,328
Québec 512,233 652,412 681,022 765,706
Winnipeg 563,195 664,449 676,594 730,018
Large CMAs  
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ont.) 484,326 704,559 806,096 921,823
Calgary 418,510 754,543 951,560 1,214,839
Vancouver 1,082,441 1,587,663 1,979,344 2,313,328
Edmonton 530,888 841,132 937,845 1,159,869
Montréal 2,823,639 3,222,845 3,398,965 3,824,221
Toronto 2,699,927 3,897,034 4,671,682 5,583,064

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